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Ozone Park Couple Accused Of Beating, Starving 12-Year-Old Girl

The district attorney’s office said the 12-year-old girl, weighing only 58 pounds, was repeatedly beaten and starved between Dec. 1, 2012 and May 6, 2014.

08/05/2014

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Queens DA: DNA Links Convicted Felon To 1996 Cold Case Rape

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Richard Thomas was arraigned on first degree rape and sodomy charges for the July 1996 attack.

04/01/2014

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Queens DA Announces DNA Links Convict To 2 Cold Case Rapes

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced the indictment of a convict for two rape cases dating back to 1997. Johnny Dupree was indicted Friday on charges of raping two women in Richmond Hill, Queens in separate attacks more than 16 years ago.

01/27/2014

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Queens DA Announces Indictments Of 2 Men On Sex Trafficking Charges

Richard A. Brown says two men have been indicted on charges that they forced three teenage girls to work as prostitutes.

12/10/2013

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School Minivan Driver Arrested In Online Sex Sting

A school minivan driver was busted by police this week, after allegedly being caught in a sex sting by an NYPD detective pretending to be a 14-year-old girl.

12/07/2013

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Queens DA Commends 3 Guilty Verdicts In Separate Murder Cases

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown applauded the juries for their abhorrence for the senseless killings of other human beings.

12/06/2013

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Family Of Queens Man Hit, Killed By SUV Demand Maximum Sentence For Driver

John Eberling, 76, was struck and killed by a a maroon Nissan Pathfinder as he crossed Jamaica Avenue at 80th Street in Woodhaven on Feb. 27.

11/14/2013

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Queens DA: Men Accused Of Conspiring To Aid Taliban In Effort To ‘Kill American Soldiers’

Police say Humayoun Nabi, 27, and Ismail Alsarabbi, 32, wanted to buy boots, winter coats and other gear for Taliban fighters. They have been arrested on state-level terrorism charges.

10/10/2013

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Queens DA: Officers Accused Of Taking Bribes ‘Tarnished Their NYPD Badges’

Roberto Espinal and Danny Cano are accused of taking bribes ranging from $40 to $1,500 for copies of official NYPD accident reports.

09/19/2013

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Officials Condemn ‘Horrific’ Alleged Anti-Gay Murder In Elmhurst

Authorities said suspect Steven Torres, 22, admitted to the stabbing because he said Ever Orozco blew him kisses and made sexual advances.

09/18/2013

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Queens Man Convicted Of Bludgeoning Cat To Death

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced Richard Ferrugio of Ozone Park was convicted Monday of aggravated cruelty to animals and fourth-degree weapon possession.

06/18/2013

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7 Accused In Tax Return Theft Scam In New York, New Jersey

Seven people from New York and New Jersey stood accused this weekend of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax refund checks from the federal government.

03/09/2013

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DA: Queens Man Pleads Guilty To Identity Theft Scam

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A South Ozone Park man who portrayed himself as a Harvard graduate with plans to open a medical facility has pleaded guilty to identity theft, the Queens District Attorney’s office announced […]

12/19/2012

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In Sandy’s Wake, Looting Arrests Reported In Nassau, Rockaways

The Queens District Attorney’s office has announced the arrests of 15 people for looting businesses in the Rockaways.

10/31/2012

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Detective Who Shot Unarmed Man On GCP Previously Accused Of Misconduct

Hassan Hamdy was one of 16 cops in a 1999 excessive force case, which was settled for almost $300,000. Hamdy is also one of six cops who was sued in 2007 by Dorothy Garcia and her grandson Tyrell.

10/05/2012

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